U.K.-based Media Legal Defence Initiative seeks to fund legal expenses for bloggers and online media organizations in South and Southeast Asia.
This ZDNet blog is hosted by lawyers from two law firms, Pinsent Masons and Olswang, who specialize in the Asia-Pacific ICT sector.
The Singapore startup's favorite tactic when talking to venture capitalists is to ask for a non-disclosure agreement (NDA). This is a huge turnoff for VCs that get thousands of business plans a year.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore has issued its Technology Risk Management Guidelines, which will expand beyond Internet banking and carry more legal weight and consequences.
Love him or hate him? These questions abound. The number of ironies borne by the situation is also bewildering.
The official "in-force" date for the country's Personal Data Protection Act has been set for July 2, 2014, and organizations shouldn't underestimate the time and effort needed to ensure compliance.
The specter of cyberwar is beginning to rear its head, so do the rules of engagement need updating?
Many businesses have an online presence, and some have e-mail addresses to handle inquiries. But some businesses do not respond to e-mail messages, ever. This has serious implications.
Is building trust in Asia different from the West? If it is, how does it impact the way we sign contracts and make regulations?
Is a Town Council considered a government body in Singapore? This question has been hotly debated on social media networks and is of significant legal importance.
Under Singapore law, directors have to employ reasonable diligence as part of their duty to the company. It can get tricky when negotiating IT contracts though, which may not be everyone's cup of tea.